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Biscuit Baking Mix

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 5 min.

Makes

12 cups

You need just four common pantry staples to put together this versatile mix. I use it in recipes that call for store-bought baking mix. It's the key to lightly browned biscuits as well as to chunky dumpling soup. —Tami Christman, Soda Springs, Idaho
Biscuit Baking Mix Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 9 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup baking powder
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 2 cups shortening

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, mix the flour, baking powder and salt; cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Store in an airtight container in a cool, dry place or in the freezer for up to 8 months.
  2. Biscuit Baking Mix may be used to prepare the following recipes: Cinnamon-Sugar Scones, Flaky Italian Biscuits and Chicken Dumpling Soup.

Nutrition Facts

1/4 cup mix: 159 calories, 8g fat (2g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 248mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.

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